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13 Feb 2013: ICT-1 Daily Summary – Gholam Azam Failure to Produce DW 2, Nizami Absence of Defense Counsel

Today the Tribunal heard matters in the following cases:

  1. Chief Prosecutor vs Gholam Azam – examination of defense witness 2 (Accused not Present)
  2. Chief Prosecutor vs Motiur Rahman Nizami – inability of defense to attend due to violence (Accused Not Present)

The Tribunal was scheduled to hear the examination of Defense witness 2 in the Gholam Azam case. However, the Defense was unable to produce the witness and claimed that the witness had a fever and another witness had been detained in a separate case. The Defense requested adjournment.

The Tribunal was also scheduled to hear matters in the Nizami case. However, due to ongoing violence in Dhaka, senior Defense counsel Mizanul Islam was unable to reach the Tribunal. The Defense requested adjournment for the day.

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